I think that Chuck at Moore Bettah Ukuleles is one of the best ukulele makers around. I’ve been lucky to have played one of his ukes for a few years now. I’d heard from many people that his ukuleles had only gotten better since I got my first one, so I had to find out for myself! In September of 2015, my wife and I travelled to the Big Island to pick this instrument up from Chuck. It was an incredible trip, and overtime I play this ukulele I’m brought right back to the islands. Thank you for building me this spectacular instrument, Chuck!
This was the instrument that I used exclusively on my album Dragonfly, so hear it for yourself, here!
Here are the features of the instrument:
- Model: 4 String Tenor
- Body Materials: AAAA Koa
-Top: Sitka Spruce 3 Fan Pattern
-Back: Honduran Mahogany
- Binding: Ebony
- Purfling: Black / Red / Black
- Neck: Spanish Cedar with Carbon Fiber Reinforcement
- Headstock Overlay: Ebony
- Upper Bout Side Sound Port
- Inlay: Island Mountain Scene in Stone
- Rosette: Black / Red / Black
- Nut and Saddle: Bone
- Tuners: Waverly
It is strung with D’Addario Pro Arte Strings and is outfitted with a L.R. Baggs 5-0 pickup.